For nearly 40 years Redeemer University has prepared the next generation of Christian leaders. Redeemer is committed to a Christian undergraduate liberal arts and sciences education that develops the whole person.
Rooted in a Reformed Biblical worldview, and including a diverse community representing over 50 Christian denominations, Redeemer seeks to answer the fundamental questions about where we fit into God’s story while it prepares students to engage in society’s biggest challenges. A rigorous academic program with an interdisciplinary core is supported by a vibrant community characterized by caring discipleship. The result is an enriching and transformational educational experience integrating faith, learning and service.
Redeemer offers 34 majors and streams that lead to either a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Education or Bachelor of Business Administration degree. The university expects to welcome about 1000 students in the fall, served by approximately 200 faculty and staff.
This course explores the theories and methods of social work practice with families. Topics to be covered include: theories required to understand families in social work practice, diversity in family structure and its impact, power dynamics within a family, assessment and intervention with families, and the impact of poverty and other social concerns on families.
Redeemer University invites applications for adjunct faculty positions (part-time, limited-term) in Applied Social Sciences beginning January 2, 2023. Candidates must be aligned with and passionate about Redeemer’s Christian mission of integrating faith in teaching and research. Candidates should possess a Master of Social Work. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of relevant social work practice experience and a demonstrated record (or show potential) of excellence in undergraduate teaching.
The successful candidate will teach one or more courses that serve the Applied Social Sciences Program situated in the Social Sciences Area. We are seeking individuals with an academic and practice background that would equip them to teach one or more of the following courses:
Winter semester (January 9 to April 14)
Individuals are encouraged to apply stating their course(s) of interest.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, C.V., evidence of teaching quality, a 1-2-page statement describing their own Christian faith commitment and how it relates to Redeemer’s mission and to their teaching and perspective on the discipline, and the names of three individuals who have agreed to provide letters of reference should the applicant advance to a later stage of the process. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Redeemer University offers equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be considered first for this position.
Direct applications to: Dr. Kyle Spyksma, Interim Vice President, Academic
Submit applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org (please quote position title in subject line)
Expiry date: Posted until filled (applications will be reviewed upon submission, so please apply ASAP)
Anticipated start date: January 2, 2023
Applicants are requested to email their application materials and include a statement that articulates their faith perspective and its relation to the mission of Redeemer University. A range of qualifications are evaluated including distinguishing characteristics that demonstrate congruence with our identity as a university in the Protestant and Reformed Christian tradition. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
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